John Bailey

7 January 1840–6 July 1902 (Age 62)
Chell, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Bailey was born on 7 January 1840, in Chell, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Bailey, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Porter, was 27. He married Sarah Smith on 10 March 1873, in Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 6 July 1902, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Friedens Cemetery, Bellefontaine Neighbors, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bailey
1840–1902
Sarah Smith
1851–1919
Marriage: 10 March 1873
Joseph Bailey
1873–1944
Elizabeth Bailey
1874–1969
John Bailey
1876–1880
Thomas Charles Bailey
1878–1935
Martha Ann Bailey
1880–1966
James Edward Bailey
1883–1957
Edith Beatrice Bailey
1885–1978
Florence Mathilda Bailey
1887–1936
Frank Samuel Bailey
1890–1971
Charlotte Gertrude Bailey
1894–1974
Alice Marie Bailey
1896–1985

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 March 1873
Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Bailey

    Male1810–Male

    Elizabeth Porter

    Female1813–1878Female

siblings

(13)

    Eliza Bailey

    Female1832–Female

    William Bailey

    Male1834–Male

    Thomas Bailey

    Male1835–1845Male

    Elizabeth Bailey

    Female1836–Female

    Charlotte Bailey

    Female1837–Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 14

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1860

Age 20

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

English:1. status name for a steward or official, Middle English bail(l)i (Old French baillis, from Late Latin baiulivus, an adjectival derivative of baiulus ‘attendant’, ‘carrier’ ‘porter’). 2. topographic name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle, Middle English bail(l)y, baile ‘outer courtyard of a castle’, from Old French bail(le) ‘enclosure’, a derivative of bailer ‘to enclose’, a word of unknown origin. This term became a place name in its own right, denoting a district beside a fortification or wall, as in the case of the Old Bailey in London, which formed part of the early medieval outer wall of the city. 3. habitational name from Bailey in Lancashire, named with Old English beg ‘berry’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. 4. Anglicized form of French Bailly .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Bailey in household of John Bailey, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Bailey in household of John Bailey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Bailey in entry for Florence Bailey, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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